On This Day

What Happened in September 1627

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 Pierre Verdier, French composer working in Sweden, born in Paris (d. 1706)

Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Sep 27 Jacques-Benigne bossuet, French bishop and writer (Louis XIV court preacher), born in Dijon, France (d. 1704)

  • Sep 30 Robinson Crusoe, Fictional character, according to Daniel Defoe

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 20 Jan Gruter, Flemish-born Dutch critic, dies at 66